Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is published quarterly on March, June, September and December.

The target audience of Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology includes gynecologists, obstetricians, urogynecologists, reproductive medicine specialists, gynecological oncologists and primary care physicians interested in gynecology practice. It publishes original work on all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology. The aim of Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology is to publish high quality original research articles. In addition to research articles, reviews, editorials, letters to the editor and case presentations are also published.

It is an independent peer-reviewed international journal printed in English language since 2014 September  Manuscripts are reviewed in accordance with “double-blind peer review” process for both referees and authors.

The General Guidelines for manuscript preparation specified below are based on “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, & Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals  (ICMJE Recommendations)” by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (2013, archived at

Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology is indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), EBSCO, DOAJ, Index Copernicus, Scopus, CINAHL, Google Scholar, Tübitak/Ulakbim Turkish Medical Database, Turk Medline and Turkey Citation Index.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction anddistribution andthe only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work andthe right to be properly acknowledged andcited.

Subscription Information

Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology is distributed free of charge to all physicians, specialists in obstetrics and gynecology field. The access to tables of contents, abstracts and full texts of all articles published since 2003 are free to all readers via the journal’s webpage
“”. Visit the journal’s home pages for details of the aims and scope and instruction to authors.

Manuscripts can only be submitted electronically through the Journal Agent website ( after creating an account. This system allows online submission andreview.For any requires of manuscript status:Editor in Chief, Eray Calışkan, M.D.


Permission requests to reproduce copies of articles for non-commercial use may be obtained from the Editorial Office:

Editor in Chief: Eray Calışkan, M.D.
Address:    Çetin Emeç Bulvarı Hürriyet Caddesi Harbiye Mahallesi 1/13 Öveçler, Ankara - Turkey
Phone:        +90 (312) 481 06 06
Fax:            +90 (312) 481 28 28


Enquiries concerning advertisements should be addressed to Editorial Office:

Galenos Yayınevi Tic. Ltd. Şti.

Address:  Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sk. No: 21/1 34093 Fındıkzade, İstanbul - Turkey
Phone:     +90 212 621 99 25
Fax:          +90 212 621 99 27

Instructions for Authors

Instructions for authors page at the journal is available in the journal content and at


The statements and opinions contained in the articles of the Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology are solely those of the individual authors and contributors not of the Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology or Galenos.

The journal is printed on acid-free paper.

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